Apr 23, 2017

Strike hits makeshift Syria 'cave' hospital: monitor

A warplane on Saturday attacked a makeshift hospital set up in a cave in the northern Syrian province of Idlib, causing massive damage and wounding several staff, a monitor said. The head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was not ...

Trump meets Italian leader, talks trade and security

/ Apr 21, 2017

Trump meets Italian leader, talks trade and security

Weeks before President Donald Trump’s first official overseas trip, trade and security matters were top items of discussion going into his meeting Thursday with the prime minister of Italy, one of the two European countries set to welcome Trump in May. Talks with Italian ...

Assad's forces still have several tons of chemical weapons: Israel

Apr 20, 2017

Assad's forces still have several tons of chemical weapons: Israel

Israel’s military said on Wednesday it believes Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces still possess several tons of chemical weapons, issuing the assessment two weeks after a sarin attack that killed nearly 90 people in Syria. Israel, along with many countries, blames the strike on ...

Lawmakers call for Assad's wife to be stripped of British citizenship

Apr 17, 2017

Lawmakers call for Assad's wife to be stripped of British citizenship

U.K. lawmakers are calling on the government to strip Syrian President Bashar Assad’s wife of her British citizenship for supporting her husband’s regime during the country’s ongoing war. Tom Brake, the Liberal Democrats’ foreign affairs spokesman, on Sunday accused Assad of using her international ...